We chat with Gilles Betis, chair of the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative and action line leader of the Urban Life and Mobility at EIT ICT Labs about what our readers need to know when it comes to the smart city of the future.
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By 2050, it’s expected that nearly 80% of South Africans will be living in urban areas. This massive acceleration in rural-to-urban migration was highlighted recently by Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel*.
According to the new report published by Grand View Research, the global smart cities market size will reach $1,422.57 billion By 2020 from $567.45 billion in 2013, growing at CAGR of 13.6%, rising popularity of transport solutions including parking management, ticketing management, guidance system, passenger information systems, traffic management and supervision system is expected to
Creator of first standards on urbanization metrics joins i-CANADA Governors Council @WCCityData @GlobalCitiesGCI
The i-CANADA Governors Council welcomes new member Dr. Patricia McCarney, President and CEO of the World Council on City Data (WCCD) and Director of the Global Cities Institute (GCI) at the University of Toronto.
Global Average Connection Speed Up 23% According to Akamai’s ‘Fourth Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet Report’
Data shows connection speeds and broadband adoption increased steadily since Q4 2014
The i-CANADA Governors Council welcomes new member Dr. Patricia McCarney, President and CEO of the World Council on City Data (WCCD) and Director of the Global Cities Institute (GCI) at the University of Toronto. “We are incredibly lucky at i-CANADA to have Patricia McCarney join our Governors Council,” stated Bill Hutchison, Chair of the Governors
Let’s take it for granted that people now get the value of emerging technologies such as cloud, mobile and analytics. It’s hard to find anyone who thinks these technologies aren’t essential to remaining competitive, and hopefully innovative, in today’s hyper-competitive economy.
My mayoral theme “Innovate here, Succeed anywhere” reflects the reputation of the City and the UK for creative energy. From baristas to barristers, professional services to everyday services, innovation means success – both in and out of the office.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday will announce a monthly subsidy for broadband internet access in low-income households, The New York Timesreports, in an effort to narrow a digital divide between the rich and poor.
The stories of Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and more are like updated Silicon Valley versions of the American dream.